This Mexican Pavilion was the competition entry designed by AS/D for Shanghai Expo 2010.
+ Project description courtesy of AS/D
World fairs are showcases that deploy human advancement in regard of science, art and technology – pavilions act as platforms to exchange culture, history, experience and innovative ideas about the future.
The design scheme for the Mexican Pavilion is built upon 3 main components: the base, the inclined plane and the floating volume; each component intents to reveal, the essence and originality of our everyday life, representing our culture towards a modern country involving design, environment, natural resources and historical background.
+ Project credits / data
Project: Mexican Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010
Status: Competition Entry
Services: Architectural Design
Location: Shanghai, People’s Republic of China
Program: Exhibition Space, Business Center, Staff Offices, Lobby Area, Office Sales, Marketing, Maintenance and Machine Room, All-day Restaurant, Gift Shop
Total Built Area: 3,287 m2.
Architectural Design: AS/D
Structural: WERNER SOBEK INGENIEURE
Museography: Mtro. Ricardo Perez Escamilla
Graphic Design: HI [NY]
Visualization: DIZAN ENVISAGE, AS/D
Cost Estimate: Honorio Juarez Hernandez.
Cultural Advisor: Katherine Wong